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AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar
Each year many corporations choose Ayza as a venue for holiday parties, product launches, meetings and more.
Artist Sinem Disli invites you to dine under the stars. We are bringing the starlight indoors with the help of 33 handmade iridescent yellow light fixtures, arranged artfully with a gentle slope of the night sky. The yellowish-white color has been declared to be the average color of the universe in 2009, after the scientists had analyzed the light from 200.000 galaxies, formed by stars individually indistinguishable by the naked eye. The artist captured that warm beige shade with yellow LED lights in 6 different sizes, which are then arranged in the shapes of 33 constellations. Blue iridescent bulbs, sprinkled throughout, represent 12 zodiac constellations and 55 golden candle holders complete the p
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$12 BRUNCH MENU (Sat and Sun 11am – 4pm)Aug 23 - Dec 31, 2020one meal to rule them all!
Happy HourSep 30 - Dec 31, 2020OF ALL THE HOURS, THIS IS THE HAPPIEST Every Day 4pm – 6pm
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Even with the pandemic, it was still a great experience. I have been going to Ayza for years. It’s a little different now, but I felt safe and comfortable to be there. I haven’t been eating out a lot.
Thank you Ayza for making my birthday dinner with a friend a good one.
Very friendly service even with COVID restrictions.
one of my favorite restaurants! everything was great and delicious! Loved it so much that we went the next day as well.
Really pulling for this place to make it through this plague. They had a nice outdoor dining area even pre-plague. Delicious cocktails. Excellent charcuterie board and small bites.
Great selection of food and wines and of course chocolate. The tables were laid out well, and although unusual, it was totally fine that we had to go up to the front to order! A good idea to keep staff in one area! I would definitely come back here again!
Hello from Ayza, Thank you for your kind review. Hope to see you again:))
I used to love the food here but I was very disappointed the other night. It wasn't the same. It seemed like the quality of food has gone down. But the service is amazing and the staff is super friendly.
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This place was nice. I will definitely be going back.
Hello from Ayza, Thank you for your 5 star review. Hope to see you again..
Thank you for your 5 star rating. Happy belated birthday to your partner:))
This is the first time we went after the pandemic started. We were seated in the tent area which was cutely decorated with Plexiglas separation between tables. They had little propane heaters which really kept us warm while the outside temperature was in the low 40s. The food and service was great as always
Hello from Ayza, thank you for your business and kind review. Hope to see you again..
Food and drinks were great especially value at happy hour. Made a reservation and they made us sit inside so couldn’t even enjoy the ambience. The table was weirdly positioned that we were just watching everyone in the garden. There were 2 open tables that seated 4 people located in the garden that was open the entire time but still they made us sit inside. I noticed later they let a 2 person group sit in the 4 person table. Manager felt a bit rude and avoided eye contact with us.
Hi Ellen, thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear about your disappointment. Weekends are pretty busy at Ayza, especially now we have limited seatings..Can you pls send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, i ' d like to send you a small gift for your next visit if you allow me..
Love this place. Only downside is you have to get up and place your orders at the front of restaurant. But the chocolate martinis are to die for and the food is really solid. I have been twice so far snd really enjoyed both times. It feels luxurious.
Hello , thank you so much for your kind review. Hope to see you again..
Delicious food, full of flavor. All drinks were great, chocolate Manhattan definitely a must try.
Hello from Ayza, thank you for your 5 star review
Great small business establishment. They are very open to feedback and do everything to make it a great dining experience. You cannot specify indoor or outdoor dining on open table, depends on availability upon arrival
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I've been coming to Ayza for several years and it is always a wonderful experience! The menu is varied, without being overwhelming and the quality of the food and service have remained stellar. I'm also impressed with the precautions taken during the pandemic. Their safely protocols make me feel perfectly comfortable dining there. Ayza remains one of my restaurants in the city!
Hello from Ayza, Thank you so much for this beautiful review. It made our day. Safety comes first and we try our best to keep it that way. Thank you for your business. I wish you and your family health through this pandemic, and happy holidays as well.
Love this place. If just has this beautiful magic atmosphere that makes you think you are Juliette Binoche in Chocolat or the main character in some other romantic movie full of sweets and wine. I never want to leave this place, and my only issue sometimes is that the food menu is so small? If we want to share something, we usually split the tomato soup which is the best option, or the avocado dip. I wish there were more items suitable for sharing, and in general I wish portions were tiny bit bigger.
Hi Valeriya, Hello from Ayza, thank you for your kind review. Appreciate the feedback. I'll talk to our chef about your comment..Have a great weekend.
It was fine. A little over priced.
Hello from Ayza. Thank you for your review.. We hope to see you back..
Overall, the experience was wonderful. Wish that they had more nut-free choices in desserts.
Hi Siu, Hello from Ayza, Thank you for your feedback and 5 star review..We are actually working on this . Next time you'll see more options.
Rlfoid was awesome, good scenery, good service
Hello from Ayza, Thank you for your 5 star review..
I had to wait 15 minutes to be seated, even though I had reservations and had arrived on time. I had ordered a mulled wine with my meal, and the wine was forgotten. I had to go back to the front to order again. My salad was soggy as well. I normally enjoy this place, and it’s my go-to. However, I was disappointed with the customer service that I had received. I will still return, but I hope the service and attitudes will be more cordial and precise next time.
Hello from Ayza, I appreciate your feedback. Sorry about your previous experience. Pls email me at email@example.com when you decide to come back. I'd like to introduce myself and apologize in person.. Hope to see you soon.
One of my fav wine bars in the city!! I wish they still had table service — you now have to order at the front since covid — but still good service. Great food and drinks as always!
Hi Megan, Hello from Ayza. Thank you for your 5 star review and the feedback. We are working on implementing new ideas to make our service more efficient and safer. Have a great weekend
I understand that things have changed because of Covid. Waiters no longer take your order, you have to put your order in with the hostess. Very strange. It's like getting take out and eating it there.
Hi Suzy, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to see you had an unpleasant time dining with us. I assure you this isn't a typical Ayza experience. we are trying a new way of service to make things safer and more efficient for everyone and unfortunately that comes with its flaws. Sorry for that. We are working on improving it. Hope you give us another chance to make this up. please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I'd like to extend you a gift card for your next visit if you allow me..
I’ve been coming to Ayza for years and never once have been disappointed. The atmosphere, the food, the location and most importantly the staff is what keeps me coming back. I truly appreciate the management here and how things are ran.
Hi Areanna, thanking you on behalf of Ayza team for your kind review. We are fortunate to have guests like you. It motivates us to do better. All the best
AYXA Wine & Chocolate Bar was a unique dining experience that I will remember for years to come. The service was prompt and attentive, enthusiastically accommodating my party. The food was excellent, with a wide variety of enticing and delectable options (the peppermint chocolate martini will always be a talking point for my party). As someone visiting the city for a weekend, I can wholeheartedly say that choosing this location for a special dinner met all of my expectations. In a city with countless fine options, no regrets about spending my time there.
Hi Chris, Hello from Ayza, Thank you for your kind and heartwarming review.. Hope to see you soon.
I had a great experience there; I loved the service, the food and the beautiful atmosphere... the chocolate martinis were HEAVE. Highly recommended
Hello from Ayza, Glad to hear you had a good time dining with us. Thank you for your 5 star review..
I was disappointed in the approach to being safe during COVID. Having the customer go up to the front to order makes no sense because people are congregating and getting up from their table unnecessarily. Also, it made no sense to have customers get up to get water and have everyone touch the same cooler to fill the water cup - again, adding more risk. If the waiters are able to come over to the table to bring food, I’m not sure why they can’t take the order and bring water.
Thank you for your review. I am sorry to see you had a bad experience dining with us. I assure you this isn't a typical Ayza experience. we are trying a new way of service to make things safer and more efficient for everyone and that comes with its flaws. Sorry for that. We are still working on improving it. Hope you give us another chance to make it up and show you real Ayza experience. please email me at email@example.com. I'd like to extend you a gift card for your next visit if you allow me..
My new favorite spot for happy hour!!
Hi Beckie, thank you for your 5 star review. see you at the happy hour:))
First of all there are no servers. You scan the menu (which is fine considering Covid) however you have to go yourself to the greeting booth and place the order there. The server does not come to your table only to bring food. Ridiculous considering it’s all pretty much outdoor dining.
The food was not good at all. I ordered a burger well done and it was red/pink inside. The artichoke dip was awful and the chips that came with it were stale.
Overall terrible dinning and service and will not visit again. Too many great restaurants in the area to visit here again.
Thank you for your review. I am sorry to see you had an unpleasant time dining with us. I assure you this isn't a typical Ayza experience. we are trying a new way of service to make things safer and more efficient for everyone and that comes with its flaws. Sorry for that. We are working on improving it. Hope you give us another chance to make this up and show you real Ayza experience. please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I'd like to extend you a gift card for your next visit if you allow me..
Staff was very accommodating, professional and friendly.
Hi Jack, hello from Ayza, thank you for your 5 star review. Hope to see you again
Such a great place. Small, but the food is delicious.
Hello from Ayza, thank you for your 5 star review
Hello from Ayza, thank you for your 5 star review
Had a blast. The food is great and the service was impeccable. Definitely going back!
Hello from Ayza, thank you for your 5 star review
My go to spot for wine in the city. Excited to go post quarantine. Also their chocolate martini’s are the best. A must for dessert. Love this place! Don’t change a thing!
Hello Audri, thank you for your 5 star review. We promise to keep it the same way..
We had such a great experience for our anniversary date! Drinks and dessert was amazing and the server brought out chocolate covered strawberries with a sparkler on the house, which was such a nice touch. We will be back!
Hello Jessica, happy anniversary again. Thank you for your 5 star review
Great food , Great Experience & Great vibes make this place A MUST VISIT!
Hello from Ayza, thank you for the great review:))
Love this place
Hi Beckie, thank you for your 5 star review
Went here for a dinner with coworkers. We opted to just get appetizers which were filling enough. The pandemic protocol was outstanding. The ambiance was beautiful. The noise level just right. Definitely a place I would go again.
Hi Bonnie, hello from Ayza, thank you for your 5 star review. Hope to see you again
Service was nice and quick, everything was spaced out and they follow CDC guidelines. The food was MARVELOUS! Definitely will be returning!
Hi Jalen, We do our best to follow the guidelines. I am glad to see you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for your 5 star review,
Such a great place! Very quaint and delicious. The chocolate martini s to die for and it comes with one of their signature chocolate truffles. We had the charcuterie board, hot spinach dip and Brie toasts. All were amazing!
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I will not go back
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It was our 14th anniversary and Ayza is our go-to spot for everything.
Our server was Samantha, as usual. She always treats us so well. She gave us champagne and dessert to celebrate.
Dining at Ayza for over 10 years, we’ll definitely be back soon.
Hello, Happy anniversary. So happy to host you again. I'll make sure Samantha reads this review. Thank you for your 5 star review..
AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 714-2992.
AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar is rated 4.7 stars by 2708 OpenTable diners.
AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.giftrocker.com/secure/Order/?h=14bf25dc.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.